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Putrajaya (Malaysia)


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  • Variants

    • Putrajaya
    • Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (Malaysia)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Putrajaya (Selangor)
  • Sources

    • found: Seminar Kebangsaan Penerbitan Ilmiah Malaysia, 1997:1st group, p. 1 (Putrajaya) cat. info (located in Selangor)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 10, 2004(Putrajaya is a new administration centre of Malaysia that is located in the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) area. Putrajaya is third Federal Territory of Malaysia. Putrajaya was formerly owned by the state of Selangor. The Federal Government negotiated with the state on the prospect of another Federal Territory and in the mid-1990s, the Federal Government paid a substantial amount of money to Selangor for approximately 11 320 acres (46 km²) of land that later is to be known as Putrajaya)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, Nov. 10, 2004:Malaysia (Putrajaya; one of 3 federal territories) September 10, 2015 (under Malaysia: capital: Kuala Lumpur; note - Putrajaya is referred to as an administrative center not the capital; Parliament meets in Kuala Lumpur)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 10, 2015(Putrajaya is a planned city, 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur, that serves as the federal administrative centre of Malaysia. The seat of government was shifted in 1999 from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya, due to overcrowding and congestion in the Kuala Lumpur area. Nevertheless, Kuala Lumpur remains Malaysia's national capital, being the seat of the King and Parliament, as well as the country's commercial and financial centre. In 2001, Putrajaya became Malaysia's third Federal Territory after Kuala Lumpur and Labuan; Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya; Putrajaya, which was originally Prang Besar, was founded in 1918 as Air Hitam by the British; 2.9430952°N 101.699373°E)
    • found: GEOnet, September 10, 2015(Putrajaya (approved); Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (approved); first-order administrative division, Malaysia; 02°55ʹ00ʺN, 101°42ʹ00ʺE (2.916667, 101.7))
    • notfound: GEOnet, Nov. 10, 2004;Getty thesaurus of geog. names online, Nov. 10, 2004
  • Change Notes

    • 1997-08-19: new
    • 2015-10-03: revised
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